Kasie Sue Hunt is an American political correspondent for CNN. From 2013 to 2021, she was NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent, covering Congress across all NBC News and MSNBC platforms, and was the host of MSNBC’s Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt and Kasie DC.
Age (As of years): 37 Years of 2023
Birth: May 24, 1985 (age 37 years)
Place Of Birth: Dearborn, Michigan, United States
Height: 1.73 m
Spouse: Matthew Mario Rivera (m. 2017)
Parents: Krista Hunt, Bruce Hunt
Siblings: Carly Hunt
Education: George Washington University (2006), Conestoga High School (2003), St John’s College
Kasie Sue Hunt is an American political correspondent. She was a correspondent for NBC News on Capitol Hill, covering Congress on all NBC News and MSNBC platforms, and was the host of MSNBC’s Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt from September 21, 2020, to July 16, 2021.
Hunt was born in Michigan and grew up in Wayne, Pennsylvania. She is the daughter of Bruce and Krista Hunt and the sister of younger sister Carly Hunt. Her father manages real estate design and construction for Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, and her mother is a yoga teacher at Easton. Her sister is a former golfer for the Georgetown Hoyas and Maryland Terrapins women’s golf teams.
Hunt graduated from Conestoga High School in 2003. She attended George Washington University and graduated magna cum laude with a BA in International Affairs in 2006. She earned her MA in Sociology from St John’s College, Cambridge.
Hunt began her career in journalism as an intern in the political unit of NBC News. She was a health policy reporter for the National Journal’s CongressDaily, writing about the passage of the Affordable Care Act. She wrote for Politico, covering the 2010 midterm elections. She began working as a national political reporter for the Associated Press in August 2011 and covered Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign.
In January 2013, Hunt joined NBC News as an off-air reporter and producer covering Congress and politics. She began appearing regularly on MSNBC as a political reporter and in November 2014 she became a political correspondent. She writes for msnbc.com and has appeared regularly on MSNBC and Bloomberg shows, including Morning Joe, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and With All Due Respect.
In October 2017, Hunt began hosting her own MSNBC talk show, Kasie DC, which aired in two separate segments on Sundays at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. ET The final episode of Kasie DC aired on Sunday, September 13, 2020.
On Monday, September 21, 2020, Kasie Hunt began hosting a reboot of the MSNBC talk show Way Too Early under the new name Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt. That show aired Monday through Friday mornings from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. ET. On Friday, July 16, 2021, Hunt announced that it was the last day of her hosting “Way Too Early” and also said goodbye to her co-hosts on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. She did not provide details about her future plans. On July 16, 2021, Andrea Mitchell, host of Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC, announced that July 16, 2021, is Hunt’s last workday for MSNBC.